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theSkyNet is a software program developed by Oxford University Press. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 227.51 MB (238,562,713 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 47% of users of theSkyNet come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.theskynet.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\theskynet
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\theSkyNet\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 227.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by theSkyNet

  • Uninstall.exe
  • wrapper-windows-x86-32.dll (by Tanuki Software) - Java Service Wrapper Standard (Java Service Wrapper Standard Edition 3.5.7)
  • wrapper-windows-x86-32.exe (by Tanuki Software)
  • wrapper-windows-x86-64.dll
  • wrapper-windows-x86-64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • wrapper-windows-x86-32.exe runs as a service named 'theSkyNet' (wrapper) "theSkyNet Client".
  • wrapper-windows-x86-64.exe runs as a service named 'theSkyNet' (wrapper) "NereusV Client".

How do I remove theSkyNet?

Quickly and completely remove theSkyNet from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall theSkyNet from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program theSkyNet, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove theSkyNet.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 8 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Australia 40.00%
  Germany 6.67%
  South Africa 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
MSI 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L510 20.00%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70... 20.00%
Dell Latitude E6510 20.00%
Dell Latitude E6420 20.00%
Compaq-Presario GF951AA-A... 20.00%

About (from Oxford University Press)

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Publisher URL: global.oup.com


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